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Nurse-Led Outreach Team

The Nurse-Led Outreach Team at Southlake provides timely care to residents of long-term care homes that otherwise might have been sent to hospital.

The Team, consisting of a Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nurse Practitioners, collaborates with residents, families, and long-term care teams to reduce avoidable transfers to the Emergency Department. They can provide telephone consultation, scheduled visits, assessments and more.

The team has partnered with the following long-term care homes:

Good Samaritan Simcoe Manor Southlake Village Bradford Valley
Aurora Resthaven Cedarvale Lodge Eagle Terrace
River Glen
Willow Estates Newmarket Health Centre
Mackenzie Place 
King City Lodge
                            

The long-term care home is encouraged to for consultation on the following:

 

  • Considering a transfer to Emergency Department
  • Signs and symptoms of infection
  • End stage dementia/Palliative
  • Feeding tube problems
  • Dehydration/Nutrition
  • Behaviour changes
  • Urinary issues
  • Wound care
  • Constipation
  • Pain

The Nurse-Led Outreach Team is available Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

  
For more information on the program, call 905-895-4521, ext. 6317, or fax 905-853-2222

 

Southlake Regional Health Centre
596 Davis Drive, Newmarket, Ontario   L3Y 2P9
Tel: 905-895-4521   |   TTY: 905-952-3062
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